Performance cars

Lotus reveals LEVA lightweight electric sports car architecture
Lotus teaser
Lotus

Lotus reveals LEVA lightweight electric sports car architecture

The new LEVA architecture will form the basis of three new Lotus electric sports cars – the most powerful of which will have up to 870bhp
21 Sep 2021
New Lotus Emira: prices and First Edition specs announced
Lotus Emira yellow
Lotus Emira

New Lotus Emira: prices and First Edition specs announced

It’s only offered in First Edition trim for now – but Lotus will follow-up with an entry-level Emira model in 2023, which will cost £59,995
20 Sep 2021
BMW M4 CS could be ditched in favour of new 2022 M4 CSL
BMW M4 CSL
BMW 4 Series M4 Coupe

BMW M4 CS could be ditched in favour of new 2022 M4 CSL

An even hotter version of the BMW M4 is on the horizon, with aggressive styling tweaks and more performance; it could be badged M4 CS or even CSL
15 Sep 2021
New Porsche Taycan 4S Cross Turismo 2021 review
Porsche Taycan 4S Cross Turismo - front
Porsche Taycan

New Porsche Taycan 4S Cross Turismo 2021 review

With a lower price tag and more boot space, the all-electric Porsche Taycan 4S Cross Turismo is the perfect all rounder
15 Sep 2021
New Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible 2021 review
Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible - front
Bentley Continental GT Convertible

New Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible 2021 review

With an outstanding chassis and a blistering engine, the new Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible provides plenty of open-top thrills
14 Sep 2021
New 2022 Subaru WRX launched with 267bhp flat-four boxer engine
Subaru WRX 2022
Subaru WRX STi

New 2022 Subaru WRX launched with 267bhp flat-four boxer engine

The fifth-generation Subaru WRX will storm onto the US market next year, but the UK is being left out again with no plans for a British launch
10 Sep 2021
New 2022 Volkswagen T-Roc R facelift caught undisguised
Volkswagen T-Roc R - spyshot 2
Volkswagen T-Roc

New 2022 Volkswagen T-Roc R facelift caught undisguised

The updated hot Volkswagen T-Roc R crossover has been spied testing on public roads without camouflage
10 Sep 2021

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Only special standalone Mercedes-AMG electric cars to get ‘63’ badge
AMG Munich
Mercedes

Only special standalone Mercedes-AMG electric cars to get ‘63’ badge

The brand's current EVs are too heavy to wear AMG's top-line boot badge, with the high-performance 63 tag to be reserved for all-electric replacements…
10 Sep 2021
Fastest Nurburgring lap times 2021
Porsche 911 GT2 Manthey Racing Nurburgring
Best cars & vans

Fastest Nurburgring lap times 2021

Check out the top 10 fastest production cars around the fearsome Nurburgring Nordschleife circuit in Germany
10 Sep 2021
Porsche 718 Cayman GTS 4.0: long-term test review
Porsche 718 Cayman GTS 4.0: long-term test review - first report header
Porsche Cayman

Porsche 718 Cayman GTS 4.0: long-term test review

First report: The bright green Porsche 718 Cayman GTS 4.0 sports car has quickly won our hearts and minds
9 Sep 2021
Ultra-exclusive Radford Type 62-2 John Player Special unveiled
Radford Type 62-2 John Player Special
News

Ultra-exclusive Radford Type 62-2 John Player Special unveiled

The Radford Type 62-2 JPS wears a modern take on the black-and-gold livery found on Emerson Fittipaldi’s 1972 F1 racer and gets a bump in power to 600…
9 Sep 2021
New Lotus Emira GT4 racer launched with 400bhp
Lotus Emira GT4 racer
News

New Lotus Emira GT4 racer launched with 400bhp

The track-ready Lotus Emira GT4 will step into the Evora GT4’s shoes just in time for the 2022 racing season
8 Sep 2021
New Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 surges into Munich with 751bhp
Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 - Munich front
Mercedes EQS

New Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 surges into Munich with 751bhp

The new Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 is the AMG division's first fully electric performance car, and it arrives with 751bhp and a 3.4-second 0-62mph time
6 Sep 2021
The best cars at the Salon Prive 2021 luxury car show
Salon Prive
News

The best cars at the Salon Prive 2021 luxury car show

Some of the world’s most exotic and desirable cars went on display at Blenheim Palace for the 2021 Salon Prive. Here’s our pick...
2 Sep 2021
'Maybe now’s the time to give up on the car horsepower race'
Opinion - heavy cars and power
Opinion

'Maybe now’s the time to give up on the car horsepower race'

Lighter cars rather than more power is the key to fun driving, says Steve Fowler
1 Sep 2021
All-new Morgan 3-Wheeler undergoes prototype testing
Morgan 3-Wheeler - prototype
Morgan

All-new Morgan 3-Wheeler undergoes prototype testing

Morgan is developing a replacement for its iconic 3-Wheeler
1 Sep 2021
New 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 5 N spied testing for the first time
Ioniq 5 N spy
Hyundai

New 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 5 N spied testing for the first time

A high performance version of new Ioniq 5 crossover looks to be on the cards with up to 577bhp of electric power possible
1 Sep 2021
New Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door 63 S E-Performance arrives with 831bhp PHEV powertrain
Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door 63 S E-Performance - front
Mercedes AMG GT 4-Door

New Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door 63 S E-Performance arrives with 831bhp PHEV powertrain

The Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door 63 S E-Performance takes aim at the Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid, with a 4.0-litre V8 engine and an electric motor com…
31 Aug 2021
New Porsche Macan GTS 2021 review
Porsche Macan GTS - front
Porsche Macan SUV

New Porsche Macan GTS 2021 review

We get behind the wheel of the most hardcore Porsche Macan yet
31 Aug 2021
BMW M440i xDrive: long term test review
BMW 4 Series long termer
BMW 4 Series

BMW M440i xDrive: long term test review

Final report: While the styling still divides opinion, our man can’t fault the BMW M440i's all-round ability
31 Aug 2021
Lotus confirms four new electric cars including two SUVs by 2026
Lotus EV news - teaser
Lotus

Lotus confirms four new electric cars including two SUVs by 2026

The new ‘lifestyle’ Lotus models will be built in China, but the UK will remain the home of the brand’s sports cars
31 Aug 2021
New Aston Martin V12 Vantage: hardcore coupe set for 2023 release
Aston Martin Vantage V12 - front
Aston Martin Vantage Coupe

New Aston Martin V12 Vantage: hardcore coupe set for 2023 release

The Aston Martin V12 Vantage is set to return, with the track-focused variant spied at the Nurburgring
24 Aug 2021
New Range Rover Sport SVR Ultimate Edition unveiled with 567bhp
Range Rover Sport SVR Ultimate Edition - front
Land Rover Range Rover Sport

New Range Rover Sport SVR Ultimate Edition unveiled with 567bhp

The exclusive Range Rover Sport SVR Ultimate Edition is assembled by Land Rover’s Special Vehicle Operations team, and gets a new vented carbon-fibre …
23 Aug 2021
New Radford Type 62-2 unveiled as homage to Lotus Type 62 racer
Radford Type 62 Pebble Beach - front
News

New Radford Type 62-2 unveiled as homage to Lotus Type 62 racer

Radford has finally unveiled its modern interpretation of the Lotus Type 62, which has up to 600bhp depending on the spec
18 Aug 2021
Best used sports cars 2021
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Best cars & vans

Best used sports cars 2021

Our top used sports cars for those looking for a fun but usable second-hand car
18 Aug 2021
New Hyundai Kona N 2021 review
Hyundai Kona N - front
Hyundai Kona SUV

New Hyundai Kona N 2021 review

The new Hyundai Kona N small SUV is the latest performance model from the Korean brand, but what's it like on the road?
17 Aug 2021
New Morgan Plus Six 2021 review
New Morgan Plus 6 2021 review - front
Morgan

New Morgan Plus Six 2021 review

With a turbocharged BMW engine under the bonnet, is the Morgan Plus Six a real alternative to the sports car norm?
13 Aug 2021
Pininfarina Battista unveiled in production form at Pebble Beach
Pininfarina Battista
News

Pininfarina Battista unveiled in production form at Pebble Beach

The covers have finally come off the first production-ready Pininfarina Battista hypercar at the 2021 Monterey Car Week
13 Aug 2021
New 395bhp Audi RS 3 hot hatchback priced from £50,900
Audi RS 3 Sportback - front
Audi RS3

New 395bhp Audi RS 3 hot hatchback priced from £50,900

The latest Audi RS 3 giant-slaying hyper hatch can sprint from 0–62mph in 3.8 seconds and has claimed the Nurburgring lap record for compact cars
9 Aug 2021
New Czinger 21C hypercar breaks Laguna Seca lap record
Czinger 21C hypercar - Laguna Seca
News

New Czinger 21C hypercar breaks Laguna Seca lap record

The 1,233bhp Czinger 21C beats the McLaren Senna by over two seconds at WeatherTech Raceway
6 Aug 2021
New 2022 BMW M2 to blast in with over 400bhp
BMW M2 - exclusive image
BMW 2 Series Coupe

New 2022 BMW M2 to blast in with over 400bhp

The new BMW M2 will feature a detuned version of the M3’s 3.0-litre straight-six engine, and our exclusive image previews how it could look when it ar…
4 Aug 2021
Aston Martin Valkyrie set for reveal in road car form at Pebble Beach
Aston Martin Valkyrie
Aston Martin Valkyrie

Aston Martin Valkyrie set for reveal in road car form at Pebble Beach

Aston Martin looks set to unveil the road-going Valkyrie at Pebble Beach, where it’ll feature alongside a roster of special edition cars
2 Aug 2021
New Hyundai i30 N Performance DCT 2021 review
Hyundai i30 N Performance DCT - front tracking
Hyundai i30 N

New Hyundai i30 N Performance DCT 2021 review

Can the addition of an automatic gearbox turn the Hyundai i30 N DCT into a hot hatch champion?
28 Jul 2021
Audi RS Q e-tron to hit the 2022 Dakar Rally
Audi RS Q e-tron to hit the 2022 Dakar Rally
Audi

Audi RS Q e-tron to hit the 2022 Dakar Rally

The Dakar Rally Audi RS Q e-tron uses electric motors and an RS 5 DTM petrol engine
28 Jul 2021